‪Sharjah Calligraphy Museum‬

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‪Sharjah Calligraphy Museum‬
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‪16:00 - 20:00‬
‪Monday‬
08:00 - 20:00
‪Tuesday‬
08:00 - 20:00
‪Wednesday‬
08:00 - 20:00
‪Thursday‬
08:00 - 20:00
‪Friday‬
16:00 - 20:00
‪Saturday‬
08:00 - 20:00
‪Sunday‬
08:00 - 20:00
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Hans K
ציריך, שוויץ‪143 contributions‬
‪A Must for Calligraphy Lovers‬
פבר׳ 2020
‪This small museum is located in the middle of the "Heart of Sharjah", a village built in the old arab style which includes Cafés, Restaurants, Souks and workshops. Apart from a few older and very precious works of various artists from Turkey and Syria, the special exhibition "Music of Letters" shows works of the Iranian calligrapher Bahman Panahi who lives in Paris. A rather modern approach to calligraphy which is fascinating.
Walking around in that village is also a pleasure.‬
‪Written 12 בפברואר 2020‬
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Manish K
דובאי, איחוד האמירויות הערביות‪3,968 contributions‬
‪Not really that impressive‬
אוג׳ 2019
‪The Sharjah Calligraphy Museum is one of the 4-5 museums located in the heart of Sharjah and of the ones I visited, I was the least impressive. To begin with, the museum is in a rather nondescript building and the receptionist was out, having locked the place when I visited. After 10 minutes, he opened the place on his return and I was able to enter.

The museum has a hall and a few small galleries, showing examples of Islamic calligraphy in different scripts. Some of the calligraphy items were really beautiful. However, it was difficult to escape the feeling that these were just a collection; there was nothing really to stimulate interest in the art of Islamic calligraphy.

Inside, the lighting was limited and facilities too were few. The receptionist seemed to be the only member of staff; there should at least be an audio guide service or an actual guide to explain more about the displays. Not really worth it even with a low entrance fee of AED 5. I was out within 20 minutes.‬
‪Written 9 בספטמבר 2019‬
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TheTallBlonde
ברלין, גרמניה‪116 contributions‬
‪Good introduction for the novice ‬
לבד • ספט׳ 2018
‪It’s a bit hard to find. Look for the Sharjah Biennale wall posters. Tickets are 10 Dhs. You may get a complimentary bottle of water. Most of the exhibits are quite new but give you a good basic introduction to arabic script. It’s a bit smaller than in 2008 but still enjoyable. ‬
‪Written 29 בספטמבר 2018‬
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Ripwalk
‪Elkhart‬, אינדיאנה‪656 contributions‬
‪Beautiful!‬
לבד • מאי 2018
‪If you like Islamic calligraphy then this is a don't miss place. All around the museum there are smaller shops where very expensive are also for sale. Great place.‬
‪Written 6 במאי 2018‬
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HPG
שוורין, גרמניה‪17 contributions‬
‪Discover the beauty of writing‬
עסקי • ינו׳ 2018
‪This is a small museum, just a court yard and another room, which expands to about triple the size, when there is a special exhibition.
When I visited, luckily, there was a special exhibition, introducing a living master of calligraphy. Both the Special Exhibition and the Permanent Exhibitions were fascinating, illuminating - each in its own way - the beauty of Islamic scripts and writing.
This museum may well be something for the connaisseur, but also for everybody: you might find out that - unknown to yourself - you are a lover of Calligraphy after all.‬
‪Written 3 בפברואר 2018‬
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gbegum
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‪couldn't find it!‬
משפחה • ינו׳ 2018
‪First of all, the museum needs better directions, we were going there from the Al Hisn Fort, got directions from the staff there and still couldn't find it. We walked in the wrong direction, asked several passerby's before we were told to go back the way we came. Once inside, there was a lot of the museum under construction but what was there was interesting, didn't take long to see it all.‬
‪Written 3 בפברואר 2018‬
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noorcaughley
שרוסברי, UK‪1,466 contributions‬
‪Sharja Calligraphy Museum‬
זוגות • מרץ 2017
‪In the Islamic world Calligraphy is greatly revered. It is a great skill to have & there are courses running most of the time. They do not cost much & materials are all available very reasonably. At the time of writing a very knowledgeable Iraqi gentleman is running courses. The displays of work carried out can be seen around the building. There are also other modern displays to see in different rooms. The staff were all very helpful.‬
‪Written 27 במרץ 2017‬
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sajju82
צ'נאי (מדרס), הודו‪989 contributions‬
‪Great Calligraphy (Arabic) Museum and Surrounding Awesome in Heritage Area‬
לבד • ינו׳ 2017
‪The Museum itself is small but contains a lot of information about Arabic Calligraphy. The tools and the method used for Calligraphy were also on display. There are also free workshops every week on Arabic Calligraphy so if it interests you you could check with the Museum Authorities and plan your trip accordingly.

There is also a book on the Arabic Calligraphy which is on display and the title is currently available for Free.

Overall a good place to visit for Calligraphy lover and the surrounding is a heritage area and the place and sight is awesome and a must visit if you are in Sharjah. It is very close to the Shopping area / Rolla Park.‬
‪Written 16 בינואר 2017‬
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pattydove
פונה, הודו‪182 contributions‬
‪Calligraphy Museum‬
לבד • ספט׳ 2015
‪The museum has an exhibition of calligraphy plus a workshop. Its truly beautiful and worth as a visit. A minimal entry fee is required. Nice and helpful staff.
Located close to bank street as a major landmark. Its close to Rolla Park.‬
‪Written 11 באוגוסט 2016‬
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Mylene_Laurent
שארג'ה, איחוד האמירויות הערביות‪269 contributions‬
‪Beautiful exhibition‬
זוגות • יוני 2016
‪Beautiful exhibition which we visited during the calligraphy biennale (which also meant free entrance!). Beautiful art, unfortunately absolutely no explanations, and this is a shame as there are various styles exhibited.‬
‪Written 14 ביולי 2016‬
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